PEYTON, Sir Henry, 2nd Bt. (1779-1854), of Doddington, Cambs. and Swift's House, Bicester, Oxon.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1790-1820, ed. R. Thorne, 1986
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5 May 1802 - 1802

Family and Education

b. 1 July 1779, 1st s. of Sir Henry Peyton, 1st Bt., of Doddington by Frances, da. of Sir John Rous, 5th Bt., of Henham Hall, Suff. educ. Harrow 1790-5; Christ Church, Oxf. 1797-9. m. 7 July 1803, Harriet, da, of James Fitzhugh of Portland Place, Mdx., wid. of James Bradshaw of Portland Place, 1s. surv. suc. fa. as 2nd Bt. 1 May 1789.

Offices Held

Sheriff Cambs. and Hunts. 1808-9.

Cornet, Alton and Petersfield yeomanry 1803, lt. 1804.


Peyton’s father had sat for Cambridgeshire with the goodwill of the Duke of Rutland and Lord Hardwicke, the leading interest